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American Soldiers enhance readiness through Ghana Armed Forces-led Jungle Warfare School

12:08 AM5/31/2017
ACCRA, Ghana – Caked with mud, dripping with sweat and carrying minimal survival tools, Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment move through the humid and thick brush of the Achiase Jungle. The regionally aligned forces of U.S. Army Africa attended the Ghana Armed Forces-led Jungle Warfare School on Achiase military base, Akim Oda, Ghana, May 20-29, 2017.
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Multinational United Accord exercise kicks-off in Ghana

11:31 AM5/23/2017
UA17 is an exercise designed to develop the capacity of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Standby Force's rapid deployment capability to plan, deploy, employ and sustain forces in support of peacekeeping operations.
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Malawi concludes successful African Land Forces Summit

10:24 AM5/20/2017
The Malawi Defence Force hosted the fifth annual African Land Forces Summit, bringing together land force chiefs from the U.S., United Kingdom, France, Brazil and 40 nations across the African continent.
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ALFS17 features inaugural Senior Enlisted Program

10:09 AM5/20/2017
For the first time in ALFS history, noncommissioned officers had an opportunity to take the stage and learn from one another through a dedicated Senior Enlisted Program.
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Army Reserve Soldier, surgeon prepares for deployment through Medical Readiness Training Exercise 17-3

1:06 PM5/14/2017
It was just another ordinary day of practicing medicine in Dallas, Ga., for Michael Shotwell until a U.S. Army recruiter walked in and changed everything.
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Senior Enlisted Advisor says character of conflict is changing

2:58 PM5/9/2017
VICENZA, Italy -- The Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says the character of conflict is changing, and the U.S. military must adapt to keep up with global threats.
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Partnership leads the way to capacity during ALFS 2017

8:38 PM5/8/2017
Senior military leaders from the U.S., United Kingdom, France, Brazil and 40nations across the African continent converged in “The Warm Heart of Africa” for an opportunity to strengthen partnerships during African Land Forces Summit 2017, May 8, in Lilongwe, Malawi.
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Americans, Chadians kick off Medical Readiness Training Exercise 17-3

6:40 PM5/5/2017
Chadian and American military medical professionals kicked off Medical Readiness Training Exercise 17-3 with an informal ceremony at the Military Teaching Hospital in N’Djamena, Chad, May 2.
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Unified Focus 2017 tabletop exercise brings multinational collaboration to Cameroon

11:25 AM5/1/2017
Unified Focus 2017 was a weeklong tabletop exercise held at the Douala Naval Base, April 24-28, that brought the military partners of the Lake Chad basin area’s Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) together to practice joint planning and coordination through a series of scripted vignettes.
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Exercise Unified Focus 2017 kicks off in Cameroon

6:36 PM4/24/2017
Unified Focus 2017 is a weeklong tabletop exercise that brings the military partners of the Lake Chad basin area’s Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) together to practice joint planning and coordination through a series of scripted vignettes.
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USARAF builds, strengthens partnerships through accord exercises

5:11 PM4/24/2017
The accord series is a U.S. Africa Command program composed of four annual, combined and joint military exercises that take place in African countries and encourage partnerships between participants from United States, African Union, European and other coalition partner forces and agencies.
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1st Brigade Combat Team Hosts Senegalese Soldiers

8:42 AM4/20/2017
Infantry and logistics Soldiers from the Senegal Army recently spent two weeks visiting Fort Campbell to observe 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division operations, in order to promote multinational sharing of information and develop interoperability among Senegal and U.S. forces.
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USARAF chaplains conduct training for deploying Zambian counterparts

10:36 AM4/14/2017
U.S. Army Africa chaplains discuss deployment cycle support and spiritual leadership and development components with Zambian chaplains preparing to deploy to Central African Republic and South Sudan to support service members on extended peacekeeping missions
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US, Malawi military planners put final touches on African Land Forces Summit 2017

2:12 PM4/3/2017
Military planners from the U.S. and Malawi gathered in Lilongwe, Malawi, March 27-31 to finalize the details needed to support ALFS 17, scheduled to take place in May.
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Tunisian, American trainers partner at Allied Spirit VI

1:46 PM4/3/2017
The Tunisian Army Training Forces Center of Excellence partnered with U.S. Army Africa to gather best practices of observer, coach, trainer teams during Allied Spirit VI at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center March 8-31.
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Justified Accord 17: Increasing interoperability is key to a secure Africa

11:40 AM3/30/2017
Nearly 100 participants from eight nations and seven international organizations gathered for the U.S. Army Africa-led exercise Justified Accord 17 at the Peace Support Training Center in Addis Ababa March 20-24, 2017
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USARAF Soldier earns Army Enlisted Aide of the Year

6:02 PM3/27/2017
Staff Sgt. Silvestre Arroyo, enlisted aide for the commanding general of U.S. Army Africa, named Enlisted Aide of the Year for the Army.
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JRTC rotation strengthens U.S.-Uganda partnership

10:52 AM3/27/2017
A group of 19 personnel from the UPDF participated in rotation 17-05, with 15 serving as the battalion headquarters and four serving as first-time guest OCTs, or observer/coach/trainers. In addition to coaching their team, these four are taking notes as they experience a rotation from a different angle — one that will help Uganda improve its CTC.
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USARAF Civilian donates children’s clothing to Addis Ababa landslide survivors

3:02 PM3/24/2017
Larry Robinson, who traveled to Ethiopia from Vicenza, Italy, to set up for the USARAF-led exercise Justified Accord 17, said he always brings something to donate when he travels.
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Bastogne Soldiers visit Cameroon orphanage

10:41 AM3/14/2017
Company B, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team “Bastogne,” 101st Airborne Division joined the civil affairs team of Task Force Toccoa for a visit to the orphanage of Centre Notre Dame de l’Accueil, 75 miles from Garoua, Cameroon.
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